Indian Americans donate over 630,000 pounds of food under ‘Seva Diwali’ campaign

Washington. Indian-American organizations donated over half a million pounds of food to poor and needy communities in the US as part of a campaign during Diwali. This information was given in a press release issued on Thursday.

According to the press release, the ‘Seva Diwali’ campaign organized by religious communities in the US donated over 6,30,000 pounds of food in the US this year, helping more than 200 organizations in 32 states including ‘food pantries’, shelters sites, places of worship and schools. Anil Kothari, National Coordinator of ‘Seva Diwali’ said, “This year, for the fifth time, ‘Seva Diwali’ has worked with the aim of bringing people together for the betterment of all.

Our partners, communities and others across the country work to bring light to the lives of those in need in the spirit of Diwali.” The Plano Texas Police Department has appreciated the ‘Service Diwali’ campaign on Facebook.

According to the press release, the Plano Police Department helped deliver 27,892 pounds of food to the North Texas Food Bank. The ‘Seva Diwali’ campaign has been running since 2018 and under this, around 1.5 million pounds of food has been donated in the US so far.

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